Do you also bring back loads of sea shells after a visit to the beach? Why not make something with it? Here are 2 easy craft ideas: sea shell candles, and a pretty wall hanging ornament.
Simply add a small tea candle to the shell. Place the shell into a tin container containing a little bit of water, and place in the oven. (180’C, until the candle melted)
For the wall hanging:
You will need shells with holes, some clear line(I used jewelry line), and a piece of driftwood. I involved my daughter with this one. She helped with threading the shells onto the line. And I made all the knots, and tied it around the driftwood. We did not have a lot of shells with holes, but apparently one can drill holes in shells. I did not want to risk it though, lol!
If you want to make it a wind chime, hang the shells closer together so that they touch each other. It makes a lovely clinging sound when the wind blows outside.
We played with the rest of our “collection” too, adding some sandpit sand and then we just pretended that we are back at the beach…